New Hampshire Man Dies After Being Struck by Train

Updated 3 years ago

(AP) – A 50-year-old New Hampshire man who was struck by an Amtrak downeaster train in Dover has died.Dover police Lt. Brant Dolleman says the southbound train tried to stop but couldn’t before striking the man just north of the Washington Street overpass at 2 p.m. Thursday. He says the Dover man was alive at the scene but died minutes after arriving at a hospital.Dolleman says it’s dangerous but not uncommon for pedestrians to use the tracks as a shortcut.Police and Amtrak officials are investigating the man’s death.The train makes five trips daily between Portland, Maine, and Boston. It was delayed in Dover for an hour.


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